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Biodiversity Research and Teaching Collections, Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA.
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amphibians reptiles fishes mammals birds; amphibians reptiles fishes mammals birds; Museum specimens Voucher specimens; Occurrence
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Collection geographic strengths are Texas, United States, Mexico, Central and South America. Aquatic holdings are strong from Gulf of Mexico, Atlantic Ocean, and freshwater locals as above.
|Bounding Coordinates||South West [-90, -180], North East [90, 180]|
Biodiversity Research and Teaching Collections (TCWC Vertebrates) include collections of birds, mammals, amphibians, reptiles, and fishes.
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|Title||Biodiversity Research and Teaching Collections|
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|Collection Name||Vertebrate Collection|
|Parent Collection Identifier||TCWC|
In most cases geospatial data are available for specimens in our collection. To request more detailed locality information please contact us. http://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html